Authorities Arrest Man in Idaho in Terrorism Case

Todd Dvorak, San Francisco Chronicle, May 17, 2013

Federal authorities in Idaho said Thursday they have arrested an Uzbekistan national accused of conspiring with a designated terrorist organization in his home country and helping scheme to use a weapon of mass destruction.

The U.S. attorney’s office said Fazliddin Kurbanov, 30, was arrested at an apartment complex in south Boise on Thursday morning after a grand jury issued a three-count indictment as part of an investigation into his activities in Idaho and Utah.

{snip} The indictment also alleges he possessed an unregistered explosive device.

A separate federal grand jury in Utah also returned an indictment charging Kurbanov with distributing information about explosives, bombs and weapons of mass destruction.


Wendy Olson, the U.S. attorney in Idaho, said Kurbanov is the only person charged, and any potential threat was contained by his arrest.


A news release from the U.S. attorney’s office said Kurbanov is in the United States legally, but Olson declined to give details about his immigration status.

It was unclear when he moved to Idaho or the extent of his activities in Utah. {snip}

The Idaho indictment alleges that between August 2012 and May 2013, Kurbanov knowingly conspired with others to provide support and resources, including computer software and money, to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, a designated terrorist organization. The group’s purpose is to overthrow the government of Uzbekistan, said David B. Barlow, U.S. attorney in Utah.


In count two, the indictment alleges Kurbanov provided material support to terrorists, knowing that the help was to be used in preparation for a plot involving the use of a weapon of mass destruction.

The indictment also alleges that on Nov. 15, 2012, Kurbanov possessed an explosive device, consisting of a series of parts intended to be converted into a bomb. Those parts included a hollow hand grenade, a hobby fuse, aluminum powder, potassium nitrate and sulfur.

Meanwhile, in Utah, federal investigators said that for a 10-day period in January 2013, Kurbanov taught and demonstrated how to make an “explosive, destructive device, and weapon of mass destruction.”

The grand jury alleges that Kurbanov provided written recipes for how to make improvised explosive devices and went on instructional shopping trips in Utah showing what items are necessary to buy to make the devices, Barlow said. Kurbanov also showed Internet videos on the topic, Barlow said.

The prosecutor declined to say whom Kurbanov took on the shopping trips in Utah but said that information will come out as the case moves through the courts.


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  • The__Bobster

    What the hell are muzzie terrorists doing in the middle of Idaho and why are we still importing them? What can they possibly contribute to America?

    • NYB

      The net result of Washington seeding the country with potential terrorist loners is the widening of the ‘surveillance state’.

      Never mind the ‘War on Terror’ as the origin of a profound loss of our liberties.

      Indiscriminate, reckless immigration has provided government with the excuse to build a domestic surveillance apparatus ‘to protect us’. When they run out of foreign threats to watch, they will turn their attention to patriot citizens.

      When you build a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

    • Guest

      I would support muzzies, if they only bombed gettos.

    • eunometic

      Because the Obama, Abe Foxman, Eric Holder dislike Whites more than they dislike terrorism. They have one over riding imperative, they want to seen an end to Whiteness. Demographic minoritisation via immigration and transfer of resources from Whites to non Whites in the form of taxes to welfare(which reduces White fertillity) is the tactic. Usefull idiot Whites ranging from ignorant neocons such as John McCain to traditional brainwashed youth are part of the problem.

      • RisingReich

        John McCain is not ignorant.

        He as well as the rest of the traitors know EXACTLY what they are doing.

        Traitors will not be forgotten nor forgiven.

        I will relish the days of retribution.

      • OnGuard

        To add to your points; anti-racist education is being taught from K-12, all courses (how many schools?) based upon the premise that whites hold minorities down academically and economically. It teaches hatred of whites, as we become a smaller percentage of the population.

    • redfeathers

      Idaho!! I wonder if he was settled there, courtesy of a left-wing church, financed by the taxpayers.

    • saxonsun

      Well, look at Michigan. The muslim migration started decades ago there.

  • smells_just_like

    “Muslim illegal immigrant” is a hate term and fosters extremism and violence. We must be more sensitive. CAIR will tell us what to say.

  • Bill

    Another one of those peaceful muslim immigrants who so enrich us…….

  • Ryan Kennedy

    I was thinking of this, we have to have all these elaborate safety measures nowadays because we are importing all these people where a significant portion view us as enemies. What’s more, these security measures are dealt out in such a manner so as not to appear to focus on the problem populations. So now we have to get anal probes when we go to the airport, and more places too if they pull off a bomb plot in a theater or something.

    So OUR liberties are curtailed to allow it to be possible to live with these people in a reasonably safe manner. And that’s just for the Muslims. What happens when we get into it with the Chinese or whatever.

    • MartelC

      So OUR liberties are curtailed to allow it to be possible to live with these people
      That, my friend, is actually why our governments are hell-bent on importing those people.

  • bigone4u

    The courageous Ann Barhardt gets “fanmail” from the muzzies all the time. Click on the link to her website to see what happens to a woman who shows REAL COURAGE in standing up to them. As of this writing the top item you see is a sample. If what muzzies have in mind for white women doesn’t stir you up, you’re hopeless.

  • Alfred the Great

    Allowing muslims to legally immigrate is part of the plan to destroy America. Our government is deliberately destroying the identity of the society that made America great. If the internationalists are going to have their way, the countries that comprise the Anglosphere have to be reduced to the level of the non-Anglosphere countries.

  • StillModerated

    So, a hand grenade is now a “weapon of mass destruction. And the good news just keeps flooding in. And besides, I thought predominantly-White Idaho was so terrifying that Jews are scared to death of the place. I guess mohammedans are not so scared.

    • MBlanc46

      Not even a hand grenade. An empty hand grenade shell.

    • A famous picture of me has two former sandbags full of Hungarian stick-grenades slung near my hips.The only thing that distinguished me from a 1918 Soldat was my helmet, camo jacket, kevlar vest and G-43 rifle. Hand grenades are fun. Unscrew the cap at the end of the handle, pull the toggle that drops out, wait two seconds (you’ll hear the hissing sound) and throw it at yonder foes. I was 25. It seems like a very long time ago.

      My old probation officer several times asked me whether I ever had any hand grenades, and I always said “Never in the United States”. I don’t quite know how to use US hand grenades. I know one can pull the pin and keep the lever down without actuating the fuze, and that letting the lever fly out actuates the fuze, I have no idea what the delay is. Do I hang onto it for two seconds? I don’t know. I wasn’t trained by the US army.

  • Howard W. Campbell

    My guess is that he is here doing the jobs Americans won’t do.

  • guest

    No matter where muslims migrate to, their allegiance lies only to Islam. And the way our crooked government allows these muslim terrorists into our country and panders to them, it’s as if 9/11 was just another normal average day to them.

  • sbuffalonative

    Well, there goes Idaho as a white refuge.

    • Dr. X

      Not necessarily. Maybe we can all move there and throw both the Muzzies AND the Federal Government the hell out.

  • IstvanIN

    January 1942: Congress passes a bill increasing German and Japanese immigration ten-fold, press ecstatic. Can you imagine?

  • Jefferson

    Even Idaho is now being enriched by foreign 3rd world diversity. Damn it, none of the 50 U.S states is safe from this disease

  • NM156

    Wtf is a Muslim from Uzbekistan doing in goddamn Idaho? That’s the only question that needs to be posed at public hearings in Congress about the US’s demented refugee program. What? Hundreds of thousands of unassimilable foreign bizarros from Somalia who cut off clitorises isn’t enough. I’d love to see a video of an enraged pale American bust into one of these hearings and blast the committee members with fire extinguishers.

  • Bobbala

    Minorities choose the most white destination possible. Never the backwards third world southern California. It must be the racism that they crave.

    • Ella

      He MAY have been part of a refugee resettlement program-they have them in Idaho. The US govt finds the least violent areas for them to integrate (mostly White) since they may suffer from PTSD. US Govt. has more compassion for the non-US citizen and allows our US cities to decay, be overpopulated and crime-ridden.

      • MartelC

        it has nothing to do with compassion – in britian they were a little bit more blunt about it – a report came out listing areas in desperate need of diversity because they were ‘dangerously’ white.

        • Ella

          We have the same flu. At least it’s not in our imagination.

        • me

          ‘Dangerously White’….I like it! LOL!

  • Sloppo

    I am shocked, SHOCKED, that muslims in the United States are behaving as muslims behave everywhere else in the world.

  • MartelC

    What is an an Uzbekistan national doing in Idaho? or Somalis in Maine? Chances are these immigrants didn’t even know these places existed before they came. Most Amren readers realize this is brought on by our diversicrats who fear 95% white states like Maine far mroe than they fear muslim terrorism – in fact a large muslim population actually helps accelerate the globalist agenda..

  • What the heck constitutes “distributing information about explosives”? The formula for black gunpowder is a thousand years old. That cat is so out of the bag that even the bag is gone. Should this really be a prosecutable offense? I have posted load data for small arms ammunition here, and I have cleaned up some of the Wikipedia articles about the same. I have given rather serious details away here about how to build several different kinds of nuclear weapons. I won’t write about chemical or biological weapons, except that after the Cold War was over, Russia produced an MDR strain of Yrsina pestis, bubonic plague, in spite of their having signed treaties forbidding this and while we were giving them economic aid. That “work” was science turned upside-down. They did other, much worse things as well.

    • IstvanIN

      The government interprets laws as they go along. All those anti-mobster laws are now used against average people. They just reinterpret to suit the situation. We no longer live in a land of law, but of men.

    • MBlanc46

      I’m glad I’m not the only one who found that charge questionable. That’s definitely stepping into Stalinist territory.

      • For firecrackers, I liked ammonium perchlorate, sulfur and aluminum powder, boosted with fulminating mercury. At college beach parties, we used to launch them out over Monterey Bay. Nobody got arrested in those days, and nobody ever got hurt.

        I think it was Estes D-5 model rocket engines we had.

        • me

          Five-year-old concealing dangerous explosive known as a ‘firecracker’ in jeans pocket….news at 11….

        • MBlanc46

          You were certainly a lot more advanced than we were. Cramming matchheads into a piece of aluminum tubing a hammering the ends shut was as far as we got.